Section (5) issue


Linux manual pages Section 5  

Name

issue — prelogin message and identification file

DESCRIPTION

/etc/issue is a text file which contains a message or system identification to be printed before the login prompt. It may contain various @char and char sequences, if supported by the getty-type program employed on the system.

FILES

/etc/issue

SEE ALSO

motd(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)

COLOPHON

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  Copyright (c) 1993 Michael Haardt (michaelmoria.de),
    Fri Apr  2 11:32:09 MET DST 1993

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Modified Sun Jul 25 11:06:22 1993 by Rik Faith <faithcs.unc.edu>
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